Martyrs’ sacrifices can never be forgotten: Bhalla
R S Pura: Paying tributes to supreme sacrifice in service of nation by martyr Daljit Singh, his statue was unveiled today at RS Pura Main Chowk .
The statue was unveiled by former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla, Brig NJ Singh, Brig KS Kalsi, Capt Bana Singh PVC in presence of prominent persons of the area.
Speaking on the occasion, Bhalla said that Martyrs never die, they become immortal.
History records their names in golden letters. Martyr Daljit Singh is one such martyr. He displayed conspicuous bravery and courage and attained martyrdom at village Faizlabad,Tehsil Surankote, District Poonch during search operation by STF, JKP and was awarded ‘President Police Medal for Gallantry’ posthumously.
Remembering the Martyr, Bhalla said that his supreme sacrifice in the line of duty has made him immortal.
“Our tribute to this brave son will be to encourage our youth to follow his path and join the Army, Air Force and the Navy in various capacities,” he said.
Bhalla expressed hope that installation of the statue of a martyr will proved to be a milestone in igniting patriotism in the hearts of students and local populace.
Paying tributes to the Martyr, Brigadier Singh said that it is because of the sacrifice of great martyrs that we have got the gift of federal republic.
Brigadier K S Kalsi paying tribute said that martyrs are the pride of the nation and sacrifices made by martyrs to maintain peace in the country can never be forgotten.